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PARTICLE MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS

United States Patent Application

20110304845
A1
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A method according to one embodiment includes generating light fringes using a light source; directing a particle through the light fringes; detecting light scattered by the particle as the particle passes through the light fringes using at least one light detector; and determining at least one property of the particle. A system according to one embodiment includes a light source for generating light fringes; a sampling mechanism for directing particles through the light fringes; and at least one light detector for detecting light scattered by each of the particles as the particles pass through the light fringes
Steele, Paul T. (Livermore, CA)
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (Livermore CA)
13/ 219,487
August 26, 2011
[0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.